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lowering a 98 bravada awd

Old 09-05-2011, 05:26 PM
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I cranked my t-bars last year to lift it , I lowered the front end back down to stock level now (It felt like I was driving a go kart without a suspension).
I could lower the front with the t-bar and the rear with blocks or shackles.
But I want to hear from someone who has done it to a 4 door awd blazer or bravada, I'm wondering how it would ride would it be rougher than stock?
How does it ride , did it improve the ride and handling?

I found a bravada that was lowered heres the pic
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:11 PM
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I lowered the front of my 94 Blazer 4x4 by just dropping the tbars down, and it was super rough. Because it was lowered and everything was stock, it had (seemingly) almost no suspension travel at all up front.

If you go with blocks out back, I imagine the ride won't change much, except it may be more prone to axle wrap... with it being stock, that shouldn't be much of a conern though.
Old 09-05-2011, 06:28 PM
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you can always do one of those bag systems i never done one before or seen one been done but i do think its possible
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I thought that it would be rough . I'll just leave it at the stock height.
It's bumpy as hell right now even with new shocks and the tires 10 psi under.
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awd just keep it stock, now if you want a real head turner and a lowered vehicle go get yourself a 2wd and the lowering options come alive whether its just a static drop or full air/hydralic suspension.

(by the way the work you would have to put in to put full adjustable air or hydralic suspension on a awd or 4x4 will make your head spin and cry for a 2wd)
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I've given this some thought myself and I've tried to find out as much as possible about the drop, the geometry and such. I have a 94 4x4 and I was thinking about going down 2" and keeping the 4x4 for snow, I live in Canada, lol....Then I thought, why do I want to stick my rockers/doors in the snow for 5 months, lol....just some humour. It's possible, just not worthy of the time/money......
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